Category Holy Cross Catholic Church

Holy Cross Dedication

This past Saturday, the parish of Holy Cross in Rumson, New Jersey, along with the Bishop of Trenton, the Most Reverend David O’Connell; Pastor of Holy Cross, Fr. Michael Manning; McCrery Architects’ principal, James McCrery; and project manager, Michael Meszaros, celebrated the dedication of the new and improved church. We are pleased to share with you […]

Holy Cross Site Visit

Click through the gallery below to see pictures from our most recent trip to Rumson.

Holy Cross Update

With less than a month to go before its scheduled dedication, work at Holy Cross continues. The sound systems are being installed, the paving and planting are now largely complete, and the sanctuary furnishings are being put in place. Note the new cedar columns on the belvedere, and the rood in position. Click through the […]

A Fine Summer’s Day at Holy Cross

The sidewalks, pavements, fountain, and landscaping at Holy Cross are coming together. Once complete, they will truly highlight the idyllic setting of this Garden State project. In the gallery below, we have also included a few pictures of the interior, with the baptismal font and newly-restored antique lectern in place.

Holy Cross’s Millwork

Holy Cross has procured two historic handcrafted wooden pieces, a lectern from Holland, made circa 1850, and an antique ambo from a closed church in Philadelphia. Our friends at Mountain View Millworks have been restoring and refinishing these beautiful pieces to make sure they last for a long time to come. Click through the gallery below to view […]

Holy Cross Update

Click through the gallery to see the latest from Holy Cross in Rumson, NJ.

Pews and Flooring at Holy Cross

Holy Cross’s pews have been installed, and the interior continues to look more and more finished. Click through the gallery below to view the effect with the completed tile design.

Raising the Rood at Holy Cross

The heavy construction work has been completed at Holy Cross, and now the main tasks left to perform are related to the finer details that will impart a sense of completion to the whole. In the gallery you will see shingling for the grand exterior staircase, more flooring installation, the preparations for raising the rood […]

Holy Cross Update

The parish church of Holy Cross in Rumson is edging closer and closer to completion. Click through the gallery below to see the new flooring being laid, and the general overall appearance of the interior and exterior elements. Look for the newly-restored lighting from the old church, polished and mended to better-than-new condition.

Altar Installation at Holy Cross

Construction at Holy Cross in Rumson, New Jersey continues apace. Major developments in recent days have been largely stone-related, with the installation of the new marble altar of sacrifice, marble steps into the sanctuary, and bluestone stairs on the main outdoor staircase, all of which can be seen in the gallery below. Special thanks to our […]

New Liturgical Movement

A diary of projects currently under construction

Diary of a Parish Priest

A diary of projects currently under construction